Greater Morristown weekend preview: Holidays, Helen, Humperdinck and Hairy Legs, too

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Here come the holiday bazaars and shows!

Check them out, catch Morristown High School’s fall drama production, and so much more, this weekend in Greater Morristown.

Scroll down for details. Check our handy calendar for even more activities–and add your own events, too!


THURSDAY, NOV. 21, 2019:

Discuss the origins of Episcopalian theology over a pot luck lunch with the Rev. Dan Gross at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Morristown at 12:45 pm. Please bring a main dish or salad to contribute if you can. The church also asks $3 to cover the cost of supplies. In the Great Hall, at Miller Road and Maple Avenue.

The Morristown & Township Library continues its Film Noir series with free screenings of DOA (1950, Edmund O’Brien) at 2 pm and 6:45 pm. Light refreshments. At One Miller Road, Morristown.

The North Jersey Civil War Round Table presents attorney John Maloney Jr., discussing The Fourteenth Amendment as a Response to the Civil War, at 7 pm in Morris Township. Admission: $5; members and students, free. At the Haggerty Education Center at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 E. Hanover Ave., opposite the Morris County Library.

Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center presents Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox: A Very Postmodern Christmas, at 8 pm. Tickets: $39-$79.  At 100 South St., 973-539-8008.

The Morris Museum in Morris Township presents Trouble Will Find Me: Remixed–10 Hairy Legs Joins Choreographer Doug EIkins  at 8 pm. Also on Friday and Saturday. At 6 Normandy Heights Road, 973-971-3706.


FRIDAY, NOV. 22:

Morning Yoga with Munah Hayes returns to the Morristown & Township Library at 9:30 am. Free. Bring a yoga mat. At One Miller Road, Morristown.

Freedom House and Bethel AME Church in Morristown present United We Stand, Divided We Fall, a talk by minister Harold Dean Trulear of the Prisoner Re-Entry Project, from 9 am to 1 pm. Suggested donation: $20. RSVP here or at 908-256-3734. At 59 Spring St., Morristown.

The Woman’s Club of Morristown kicks off its annual weekend Holiday Bazaar from noon to 8 pm at its headquarters, the Lewis Condict House. Admission: Free. Sale proceeds support the club, its philanthropic activities, and preservation of the Condict House. At 51 South Street.

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Morristown presents Buster Keaton’s 1928 silent comedy Steamboat Bill, Jr., with live organ accompaniment by Joshua Stafford, at 7 pm. Tickets: $20-$25; students, free. At 121 South St.

Morristown High School Theatre presents The Miracle Worker at 7 pm. Tickets: $8-$15. At Morristown High, 50 Early St.  The show runs through Sunday. Read more about it here, and check out our profile of the show’s leading ladies.

miracleworker

The Troubadour Acoustic Concert Series in Morris Township presents the Best of the Open Stage: Four popular acts from this season, starting at 7:30 pm. Admission: $10; children 12 and under, free. At the Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road.

It’s the Best of the Open Stage.

Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center presents Engelbert Humperdinck at 8 pm. Tickets: $49-$89. At 100 South St., 973-539-8008.

Engelbert Humperdinck

The Morris Museum presents Trouble Will Find Me: Remixed–10 Hairy Legs Joins Choreographer Doug EIkins at 9 pm. See Thursday entry for more.


SATURDAY, NOV. 23:

The Woman’s Club of Morristown continues its annual weekend Holiday Bazaar from 10 am to 4 pm. See Friday entry for details.

Shannon Plummer and Bob Sima present Medicine Wheel Activation, an experiential workshop from 10:30 am to 12:30pm  at the Center for Spiritual Living Morristown. Tickets: $40-$45. At 331 Mount Kemble Ave., Harding.

The Junior Matrons of Morristown turn 60 in style, with a Champagne Brunch and Fashion Show, from 11 am to 3 pm at the Birchwood Manor in Whippany. Admission: $60. Proceeds benefit the Matrons’ college scholarship program. At 111 North Jefferson Road. Read our story.

The Junior Matrons of Morristown

Morristown High School Theatre presents The Miracle Worker at 2 pm and 7 pm. The Seeing Eye will give a special talk before the matinee, at 12:30 pm. There is a $5 fee for that talk. For more details, see Friday’s entry.

A Magical Cirque Christmas comes to Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center at 3 pm and 8 pm. Tickets: $39-$125 (top seats are on stage). At 100 South St., 973-539-8008.

The Morris Museum presents Trouble Will Find Me: Remixed–10 Hairy Legs Joins Choreographer Doug EIkins at 9 pm. See Thursday entry for more.


SUNDAY, NOV. 24:

Hard to believe, but this is final weekend for the Morristown Farmers Market’s 29th season, from 8:30 am to 2 pm. At Lot 10, behind the Post Office, between Dumont Place and Morris Street. Presented by the Morristown Partnership. See you again in June!

Morristown PBA Local 43 hosts its fourth annual “Fill a Cruiser” food drive from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kings Supermarket. Police will collect nonperishable items, and monetary donations, for the Interfaith Food Pantry. At 191 South St. Here is a list of needed items.

Food donations to Morristown PBA 43, Nov. 18, 2018. Photo courtesy of PBA.

The Woman’s Club of Morristown concludes its annual weekend Holiday Bazaar from 10 am to 3 pm. See Friday entry for details.

Grace Episcopal Church in Madison presents Rowan University’s co-ed a cappella group Rowan Vocals at 2 pm. Admission: Freewill donation at the door.  At 4 Madison Ave.,  973-377-0106×17

Rowan Vocals

The Morristown High School Theatre concludes its weekend presentation of The Miracle Worker at 2 pm. A sign language interpreter will sign for this show. See Friday entry for more details.

Gladys Knight comes to Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center at 7:30 pm. Tickets: $59-$119. At 100 South St., 973-539-8008.

Gladys Knight

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